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Raiders of The Lost Ark (1981)
 Who was considered for Raiders of The Lost Ark?

Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges turned down an offer to play Indy.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Peter Coyote
Peter Coyote was considered for the role of Indiana Jones.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Willem Dafoe
Willem Dafoe auditioned to play Indiana Jones.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito was supposed to get the part of Sallah in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Actor who got the part: John Rhys-Davies

Susan Dey
Susan Dey auditioned to play Marion.
Actor who got the part: Karen Allen

Amy Irving
Amy Irving was reportedly considered for the role of Marion.
Actor who got the part: Karen Allen

Tim Matheson
Tim Matheson (Otter from Animal House) was considered for the role of Indiana Jones.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Sam Neill
Came very close to being signed to play Indiana Jones.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Nick Nolte
Nick Nolte turned down the role of Indiana Jones.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

Tom Selleck
Tom Selleck was originally pursued by Spielberg & Lucas to play Indiana Jones, but it conflicted with his agreement to do Magnum P.I.
Actor who got the part: Harrison Ford

John Shea
John Shea was involved with the screen tests for the role of Indiana Jones.

Debra Winger
Winger turned down the lead role.
Actor who got the part: Karen Allen

Sean Young
Sean Young tested for the role of Marion Ravenwood.
Actor who got the part: Karen Allen



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